Kylie Pentelow

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Kylie Pentelow
Born Kylie Ann Pentelow
(1979-06-29) 29 June 1979 (age 38)
Northampton, United Kingdom
Residence South West England, United Kingdom
Occupation Journalist, television presenter
Employer ITV West Country
Website Official website

Kylie Ann Pentelow (born 29 June 1979) is an English journalist and television news presenter, currently working for ITV. She presents ITV News West Country and occasionally ITV Weekend News & ITV News London at the weekend.

Education and career[edit]

Educated at the Sir Christopher Hatton School in Wellingborough, after graduating from the University of Sheffield with an MA in journalism,[1] her first post was as a reporter for the Bath Chronicle.[2] She then joined BBC Points West as a video journalist,[3] and after joining the BBC graduate training scheme undertook postings in BBC local radio in Oxford and Birmingham, before moving back to television with the BBC News Channel.[1] She then became a reporter/presenter for BBC East Midlands Today.[3]

Pentelow then moved to ITV becoming the North America news correspondent for the ITV Breakfast programme Daybreak, where she was primarily based in New York City.[1] In July 2013, she became a main presenter for ITV News West Country, where she currently co-anchors the 18:00 regional news.[4] On 3 May 2014 she made her debut presenting the Saturday evening bulletins for both ITV News London and the national ITV News programmes. In August 2017, she presented How Safe is a Sun Tan?: Tonight.

Personal life[edit]

She lives in the West Country with her husband Brady Haran, and has a rescued former racing Greyhound and a Chihuahua puppy. She owns a classic 1970 Carlight caravan, on which she created a self-produced YouTube-chronicled restoration series.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Kylie Pentelow". Noelgay.com. Retrieved 19 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Kylie Pentelow to join ITV News West Country". Bath Chronicle. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 19 September 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Kylie Pentelow (17 June 2008). "East Midlands Today - Presenters - Kylie Pentelow". BBC. Retrieved 6 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "New presenter joins ITV News West Country | West Country (E) - ITV News". Itv.com. Retrieved 6 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "kyliecaravan". YouTube. Retrieved 19 September 2015. 

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